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CDC Recommended Guidelines to Stay Safe During COVID-19 Crisis

With COVID-19 continuing to run rampant in our state and in our country, the Centers for Disease Control has issued recommendations for preventative measures people can take to keep themselves ...

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Filing for Unemployment Benefits

The Mississippi Department of Employee Security has modified its existing unemployment compensation rules, allowing Mississippi workers who are not able to work due to COVID-19 to be eligible to file ...

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Tackling Food Insecurity in the Capital City

While we are collectively concerned over what COVID-19 means for the immediate future, locally and globally, Jacksonians with surrounding businesses and organizations are standing together, working hard and endeavoring to ...

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COVID-19 in Mississippi, Indepth: A Primer

COVID-19 is here. And as the United States virtually shuts down amid fears of an overwhelmed health-care system and an unchecked pandemic, understanding the virus, its history, and how to ...

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One Lake, Few Alternatives: A Primer

Many of the concerns surrounding One Lake remain unresolved and, to date, the Levee Board has declined to host a public forum to take questions from the audience openly, instead ...

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2020 Power Couples

The Jackson area is proud to claim a number of power couples that use their bonds to accomplish great things or otherwise positively affect the community.

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Best of Jackson 2020

We here at the Jackson Free Press like to keep our focus on local: local people, local business, local food—you get the idea. There's nothing to us more local than ...

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Best of Jackson 2020: Food

There's nothing to us more local than Best of Jackson. We're officially in our 18th annual award season. Here is who you voted as the best local people, places, food ...

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Best of Jackson 2020: Community and Culture

There's nothing to us more local than Best of Jackson. We're officially in our 18th annual award season. Here is who you voted as the best local people, places, food ...

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Best of Jackson 2020: Urban Living

There's nothing to us more local than Best of Jackson. We're officially in our 18th annual award season. Here is who you voted as the best local people, places, food ...

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Best of Jackson 2020: Nightlife and Music

There's nothing to us more local than Best of Jackson. We're officially in our 18th annual award season. Here is who you voted as the best local people, places, food ...

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Best of Jackson 2020: People

There's nothing to us more local than Best of Jackson. We're officially in our 18th annual award season. Here is who you voted as the best local people, places, food ...

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2020 Legislative Preview: GOP In Charge, But Conflict Ahead?

The GOP's newfound dominance in Mississippi does not mean a pacified Legislature, outgoing House Minority Leader Rep. David Baria, D-Bay St. Louis, says. Baria believes that real political daylight exists ...

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The Most Intriguing of 2019

These are not necessarily people who did positive things, although many did. They are Mississippians who emerged as the most interesting and who caused a lot of conversation in the ...

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Ladies' Night at the 4th Quarter Exchange

The crowd inside Offbeat in midtown formed a stage around Rapper Unknwn at the 4th Quarter Exchange, a musical event bringing artists and consumers face-to-face through performances and networking.